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SYCL Service Award


Jessica Colon-Franco

Jessica Colón-Franco, PhD, DABCC
Section Head, Clinical Biochemistry, Medical Director, Special Chemistry, Cleveland Clinic

This award recognizes a SYCL member who has demonstrated exceptional contributions to the field of clinical chemistry through service to the AACC. The award recipient will be recognized and given an honorary plaque at the SYCL Reception at the AACC Annual meeting.


  • Nominee must meet the criteria for SYCL membership (under the age of 40 or a student member of AACC)
  • Current SYCL Committee Members are not eligible


Nominations must be submitted to [email protected] by April 15th. The nomination must include a letter outlining the service contributions of the nominee and the nominee's curriculum vitae. One or more optional letters of support may also be included with the nomination.

Previous Winners

2020 – Brenda Suh-Lailam, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
– Alec Saitman, PhD, ASCP, DABCC
2018 – Mark Cervinski, PhD, DABCC
2017 – Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
2016 – Ross Molinaro, PhD, MLS(ASCP), DABCC, FACB
2015 – Amy K. Saenger, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
2014 – Christopher R. McCudden, PhD, DABCC, FACB
2013 – Alison Woodworth, PhDB
2012 – Paul Jannetto, PhD
2011 – Carmen Wiley, PhD
2010 – Niki Baumann, PhD
2009 – Corinne Fantz, PhD